• 27 Mar 2014
  • 30 Mar 2014
  • FCC

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AF Course 27/29/30 March, 12/13 April & 10/17 May.

 

Advanced Firefighter (AF)

When a member has successfully completed API, CSW, HYD, NAV and WFB they will be eligible to receive an Advanced Firefighter (AF) certification and badge. By a member holding AF certification they can then progress to the Crew Leader (Wildfire) program.

Advanced Programs Introduction (API)

Purpose

Advanced Programs: Introduction (API) is an introduction to the internal NSW RFS suite of advanced programs for individual members to carry out bush firefighting and associated functions for periods of time without the need for constant direct supervision, while working as part of a team or as an individual.

Crew Safety and Welfare (CSW)

Purpose

Crew Safety and Welfare (CSW) is an internal NSW RFS program for members to enable members to safely undertake operational and non-operational activities. The CSW program develops a member’s ability to recognise potential health and safety risks and take action to eliminate or control those risks at incident scenes, to prevent injury to self, other personnel or members of the public.

 Hydraulics and Pumping (HYD)

Purpose

Hydraulics and Pumping (HYD) is an internal NSW RFS mainstream program for members to carry out pumping operations without the need for constant direct supervision. It is designed to enable suitable firefighters to operate pumps, deliver adequate flow rates and pressure safely and effectively while working under orders, but without constant direct

Navigation (NAV)

Purpose

Navigation (NAV) is an internal NSW RFS program for members required to navigate in urban and rural environments.

Wildfire Behaviour (WFB)

Purpose

Wildfire Behaviour (WFB) is an internal NSW RFS program for members to learn how to predict fire Behaviour characteristics in order to apply appropriate firefighting tactics. WFB provides a key part of the necessary knowledge and skills required for members to carry out bush firefighting and associated functions without the need for constant direct supervision. 

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